Occasional Papers on Scriptural Subjects (Classic Reprint)
1kg Limited, 2018 M01 22 - 274 pages
Excerpt from Occasional Papers on Scriptural Subjects
One of the great gifts of God to them whom He is pleased thus to justify is life - life suited to His own presence in glory. It is not such life as Adam had when first created, happy and innocent, in Paradise; for that life, though perfect in its kind, and suited to the condition of one who was of the earth, earthy, was not suited for that glory which ﬂesh and blood cannot inherit. Therefore, in Christ, who from everlasting was, and unto everlasting shall be, the living One, (5 q'wv Rev. I.) God hath given to the redeemed, new and heavenly life. At present, this life, as to its fulness, is hidden with Christ in God, to be communicated to us in all completeness when He returns. In the meanwhile, it is imparted to us measurably here; and therefore, we read of the new man created according to God in righteousness and true holiness (eph. Iv. And again.
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.